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Psychologists warn Donald Trump display symptoms of mentally ill narcissist

Psychologists warn Donald Trump display symptoms of mentally ill narcissist

Several Psychologists and health experts are warning that Donald Trump is displaying “warning signs” of being mentally ill – including ‘malignant narcissism’. During the election campaign for US Presidency, Hillary Clinton famously claimed Trump was “temperamentally unfit” for the job. At the time people did not understand thought she was either joking or attempting to […]

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FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods

FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods

Nov 08, – U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg said the proposed restrictions on the use of trans fats could prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year and 7,000 deaths. U.S. health officials announced Thursday a plan to phase out heart-harmful trans fats in processed foods and restaurant fare. “The agency has made […]

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Bacterial ‘Autopsy’ Could Speed Antibiotic Discovery: Study

Bacterial ‘Autopsy’ Could Speed Antibiotic Discovery: Study

Sep 22, –  Scientists say they’ve found a quicker way to analyze chemicals with bacteria-killing abilities in an advance they hope will speed the development of new antibiotics. With bacterial infections becoming increasingly resistant to existing antibiotics, new drug development is crucial, according to Dr. Stuart Levy, president of the Alliance for the Prudent Use […]

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New treatment strategy for breast cancer spread to brain

New treatment strategy for breast cancer spread to brain

Aug 05, A combination of two new therapies already in clinical trials for the treatment of primary malignant brain tumors may also be effective in the treatment of breast cancer that has spread to the brain, according to US researchers. The team, from the University of California Los Angeles, demonstrated their new approach, which combines […]

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Glacier experts: Antarctic’s Ice Shelves Melting away From the Bottom Up

Glacier experts: Antarctic’s Ice Shelves Melting away From the Bottom Up

Antarctica’s ice shelves are losing it. June 16, AP – Conventional wisdom holds that ice shelves—the seaward extension of glaciers on land—lose most of their mass by shedding icebergs. But new research finds that there’s another weight-loss program at work—many of Antarctica’s ice shelves are melting away from the bottom up. Glacier experts have known […]

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Study Finds: Poor Sleep May Worsen Heart Woes in Women

Study Finds: Poor Sleep May Worsen Heart Woes in Women

June 8, AP – “Inflammation is a well-known predictor of cardiovascular health,” lead author Aric Prather, a clinical health psychologist and assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, said in a university news release. Poor sleep appears to contribute to the progression of heart disease in women by raising their inflammation […]

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Study: Common Supplement May Help Patients Fight Heart Failure

Study: Common Supplement May Help Patients Fight Heart Failure

May 25, – Regular doses of the dietary supplement Coenzyme Q10 cut in half the death rate of patients suffering from advanced heart failure, in a randomized double-blind trial. Researchers also reported a significant decrease in the number of hospitalizations for heart failure patients being treated with Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). About 14 percent of patients […]

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Study finds: Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging

Study finds: Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging

May 20, – This “early aging” of the brain gets worse over time, according to the study published online May 17 and in the October print issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. The study measured mental or “cognitive” functioning. Alcoholics who smoke have more problems with memory, problem solving and quick thinking than those […]

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New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for ‘Risky’ Drinking

New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for ‘Risky’ Drinking

May 14, AP – The new guidelines, published online May 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, are the panel’s “final” recommendations on screening for problem drinking. The last recommendations came out in 2004. Primary care doctors should screen all adults for drinking problems, and offer them counselling if needed, new guidelines from the U.S. […]

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Exercise May Lower Older Women’s Risk for Kidney Stones

Exercise May Lower Older Women’s Risk for Kidney Stones

May 5, AP – Anybody who’s ever had kidney stones knows how painful they can be. Now, a new study suggests that getting more exercise may reduce older women’s risk for kidney stones. Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, Georgetown University and University of Washington School of Medicine analyzed data from […]

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